M.A. Program Requirements

Co-Concentration in Health Behavior Research & Evaluation (48 units)

Health Behavior Research Core Courses (16 Units)

Psych 339: Survey of Health Behavior Theory (4 units)
Psych 350v: Health Behavior Program Development (4 units)
Psych 350bb:Health Behavior Research & Measures (2 units)
Psych 350aa: Overview of Applied Health Psychology (2 units)
4 additional units chosen from the following:
Psych 350ff: Health Promotion (4 units)
Psych 338: Health Behavior Research With Diverse Populations (4 units)

Health Behavior Research & Related Electives (8 units)

Students are required to take an additional 8 units of Health Behavior Research or related coursework, following an approved plan of study.  To see a list of other courses which are typically offered in the Division of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences, click on the link.  Students are often encouraged to take elective courses in the School of Educational Studies, the Drucker-Ito School of Management, the Division of Politics and Economics, the School of Information Systems and Technology, the School of Arts and Humanities, the School of Mathematical Sciences, or the School of Religion.

Applied Research Methodology (12 units)

Psych 302a: Research Methods (4 units)
Psych 308a: Intermediate Statistics (2 units)
Psych 308b: Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) (2 units)
Psych 308c: Applied Multiple Regression (2 units)
Psych 308d: Categorical Data Analysis (2 units)

Evaluation Methods (12 units)

Psych 315b: Foundations of Evaluation (2 units)
Psych 315z: Comparative Evaluation Theory (4 units)
Psych 354b: Evaluation Procedures (4 units)
Evaluation Elective course (2 units)